Craze - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kreɪz|  American pronunciation of the word craze
Brit.  |kreɪz|  British pronunciation of the word craze


- an interest followed with exaggerated zeal (syn: cult, fad, furor, furore, rage)
- state of violent mental agitation (syn: delirium, frenzy, fury, hysteria)
- a fine crack in a glaze or other surface


- cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind (syn: madden)
- develop a fine network of cracks


...soldiers who had been crazed by months of combat and chaos in the countryside...

...if history is any guide, this latest diet for losing weight is just another craze...

She started a craze for this type of jewellery.

At that time, scooters were the latest craze.

The jogging craze began in the 1970s.

The health-food craze spawned a multimillion-dollar industry.

Word forms

singular: craze
plural: crazes
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